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New introduction in California : The redhaired pine bark beetle, hylurgus ligniperda fabricius


Author:
Deguang Liu, Michael J. Bohne, Jana Chin-Ting Lee, Mary Louise Flint 1949-, Richard L. (Richard Lynn) Penrose 1943-, Steven Jon Seybold, and United States. Forest Service. Pacific Southwest Region
Source:
USDA
Year:
2007
Subject:
Hylurgus ligniperda and Insect pests
Abstract:
An overwintering North American population of the redhaired pine bark beetle (RPBB) was first discovered in November 2000 in Rochester, New York. In July 2003 it was also detected at two locations in Los Angeles County, California near heavily urbanized areas where exotic pines of Mediterranean origin are favored landscape trees. California and New York currently have the only known established populations of RPBB in North America. The beetle feeds in the phloem of the basal portion of pine stems, large roots, or woody debris on the soil surface.
Format:
1 online resource (3 pages) : color illustrations, map.
Language:
English
Publisher:
United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, State and Private Forestry
Series:
Pest alert
Collection:
USDA publications
Permanent URL:
https://www.fs.fed.us/psw/publications/seybold/psw_2007_seybold001_liu.pdf